Tuna with pasta and Portuguese cornbread in the oven

Tuna with pasta and Portuguese cornbread in the oven on a plate

Do you like recipes in the oven and want to prepare something simple and delicious for the weekend? Try this delicious tuna recipe with pasta and Portuguese cornbread in the oven. Bon appetit!!!

Tuna with pasta and Portuguese cornbread in oven on a baking dish with a spoon

MAIN INGREDIENTS OF THIS RECIPE:

- Canned tuna, penne pasta, Portuguese cornbread, olive oil, cream, béchamel sauce

HOW TO MAKE PASTA AND PORTUGUESE CORNBREAD IN THE OVEN:

Cook the pasta in a saucepan with water seasoned with salt.
Place the olive oil, chopped onion and the peeled tomato cut into small pieces in a saucepan and cook over low heat until the tomato start to break down, stirring occasionally. Add the shredded tuna and season with a little pepper. Stir and cook about 4 to 5 minutes. Add the pasta, the cream and the béchamel sauce to the tuna saucepan and mix everything well. Cook for more 2 to 3 minutes and turn off the heat.
Cut the Portuguese cornbread into pieces. Place the cornbread in a food processor and pulse until fine crumbs.
Place the tuna and pasta mixture on a baking dish and sprinkle with the Portuguese cornbread.Tuna and pasta mixture on a baking dish and sprinkle with the Portuguese cornbread Bake until golden brown, about 35 to 40 minutes. Turn off the oven and serve.

Tuna with pasta and Portuguese cornbread in oven on a baking dish with a spoonTuna with pasta and Portuguese cornbread in the oven on a plate with a fork

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Category: Fish, Pasta, Recipes
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Difficulty:
Servings:: 4
Prep Time: 10 m
Cook Time: 1:15 h
Total Time: 1:25 h
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Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 350 grams (12 1/3 ounces) canned tuna
  • 100 grams (3 1/2 ounces) Portuguese cornbread
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) penne pasta
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 1 medium ripe tomato
  • 1 medium onion
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 200 ml (1/2 pint (236 ml)) whipping cream
  • 200 ml (about 1 cup) béchamel sauce
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Béchamel sauce recipe

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta in a saucepan with water seasoned with salt. When the pasta is cooked, drain it with a skimmer and set aside.
  2. Place the olive oil, chopped onion and the peeled tomato cut into small pieces in a saucepan and cook over low heat until the tomato start to break down, stirring occasionally. Add the shredded tuna and season with a little pepper. Stir and cook about 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the pasta, the cream and the béchamel sauce to the tuna saucepan and mix everything well. Cook for more 2 to 3 minutes and turn off the heat.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Cut the Portuguese cornbread into pieces. Place the cornbread in a food processor and pulse until fine crumbs.
  4. Place the tuna and pasta mixture on a baking dish and sprinkle with the Portuguese cornbread. Bake until golden brown, about 35 to 40 minutes.
  5. Turn off the oven and serve.
Tuna with pasta and Portuguese cornbread in the oven
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 695
Total Fat 39 g(50%)
Saturated Fat 15 g(74%)
Cholesterol 128 mg(43%)
Sodium 320 mg(14%)
Total Carbohydrate 52.5 g(19%)
Protein 34 g
 

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